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Rollo's Journal
Rollo's Journal
March 29, 2021

The Paradoxical Commandments

The Paradoxical Commandments

By Kent Keith (circa 1982)

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.

December 21, 2020

WHO: England's new Covid-19 variant picked up in Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia

Source: CNN

The new Covid-19 variant, originating from south-east England, has been identified in Denmark, the Netherlands and as far as Australia, World Health Organization (WHO) Covid-19 technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove said on Sunday.

"We understand that this variant has been identified also in Denmark, in the Netherlands and there was one case in Australia and it didn’t spread further there,” she told the BBC in a pre-recorded interview.

Asked whether it was her understanding that the new variant originated or evolved from southeastern England, she said: “It is, yes. From the information that [the UK] shared with us in either south-east England or in London, yes.”

She added that “the UK had picked [the existence of the new variant] up in September and seen that this had been circulating in south-east England since September.”

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-vaccine-updates-12-20-20/h_998fab58968d11f33433c2535077b7aa?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_topstories+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Top+Stories%29

Another genie out of the bottle?
November 3, 2020

Bad news for SF 49r's

Their arguably two leading players, quarterback Jimmy Garappolo, and tight end George Kittle, are both out for weeks to months with injuries sustained in Sunday's game.

Garropolo suffered a re-injury to a strained ankle muscle, and is expected to be out for six weeks, perhaps longer if surgery is needed.

Kittle suffered a broken foot bone and is expected to be out for two months.

Not sure if the team has suitable replacements. Kittle in particular was making quite a splash with his extremely aggressive and successful playing.

Oh well.

I still have my signed 49r's football from 1964.

November 3, 2020

Song for America

October 27, 2020

Nobody gives a trump

Henceforth, the word "sh*t" is obsolete.

It is more appropriately replaced with the letters "trump".

As in, "Nobody gives a trump",


"Does a bear trump in the woods?",


"This morning I had a really good trump"...

You get the picture, right?

October 25, 2020

On The Rule of Law

August 11, 2020

Colbert The Late Show 8-10-20


Trump tease:

Dr. John Lapook:

Lapook on Remdesevir:

Tooning out the news:


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